The lost soldiers of Scott’s command: A Memorial Day story from the Apalachicola River

The First Seminole War of 1817-1818 is one of the least known yet most significant conflicts in American history. It raged across North Florida, South Georgia and South Alabama 200 years ago this year. One of the bloodiest battles of the war took place when several hundred Seminole, Miccosukee, Muscogee (Creek), Yuchi and Black Seminole warriors attached […]

Three historians to speak this weekend!

Three Florida historians will speak on Saturday at Two Egg TV’s first Seminole War Symposium. The focus will be on Andrew Jackson’s 1818 invasion of Florida and Native American resistance to it. The symposium gets underway on Friday at 1:30 p.m. CDT/2:30 p.m. EDT with the School of the Seminole/Creek Indian at The Clark Barn in […]

Seminole War Symposium set in Jackson County & Chattahoochee!

Two Egg TV is joining with with Chattahoochee Main Street, Blue Heron’s Creek Hunting Camp, Dr. Joe Knetsch, Dr. Brian Rucker, Dale Cox and The Clark Barn for a 200th anniversary Symposium on the First Seminole War. The event will take place on Friday, April 27th, and Saturday, April 28th. Friday’s activities include the first ever […]

Reenactment & more set for Chattahoochee, FL tomorrow!

The main day of activities for the Scott 1817 200th Anniversary Commemoration will begin Saturday (12/2) morning at 9 a.m. Eastern/8 a.m. Central at River Landing Park in Chattahoochee, Florida. The massive three day event commemorates the beginning of the Seminole Wars, which started at a series of actions in Decatur County, Georgia, and Gadsden […]

Chattahoochee ready for Major Reenactment!

Chattahoochee is setting up for a major event next weekend (Dec. 1-2) at River Landing Park. Seminole/Creek War era reenactors from across the country will begin arriving in town as soon as Tuesday. The living history event is being held to commemorate the first days of the Seminole Wars, when began 200 years ago this […]

Fort Gaines, Georgia (1816)

Fort Gaines was an important military post of the First Seminole War. It protected the Georgia frontier in 1816-1821. The fort was named for Maj. Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gaines, a hero of the War of 1812, and was built to guard the southern border of the Creek Nation as defined by the Treaty of Fort […]

Excerpt: The Fort at Prospect Bluff documentary

The Fort at Prospect Bluff (or “Negro Fort”) was built by the British in 1814 and destroyed by U.S. forces in 1816. It was the scene of the deadliest cannon shot in American history, a 9-pound cannonball that blew up the gunpowder magazine and killed 270 of the 320 men, women and children within its […]